Pete Driscoll

Partner, PwC

Pete Driscoll joined PwC in the National Quality Organization (NQO) in Washington, DC in September 2021. Although Pete is based in the NQO, he serves clients in the Financial Services Sector.

As a partner, Pete brings to clients his vast expertise at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including examinations of investment advisers, private funds, mutual funds, broker-dealers, and other market intermediaries. He also adds expertise in operational excellence, as he teams with others throughout NQO and the Firm to promote standardization, centralization, and automation of aspects of PwC’s broker-dealer audit and attestation work.

Prior to joining PwC, Pete was the Director of the Division of Examinations (formerly the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations) at the SEC, where he led a team of over 1,000 accountants, attorneys, securities compliance examiners, and quantitative analysts responsible for overseeing SEC-registered participants in the financial markets. Pete spent approximately 20 years at the SEC gaining key exposure to market events and related risks, while establishing relationships and credibility at the SEC and across the marketplace, including with members of the compliance, risk, legal and accounting professions.

Pete holds a J.D. and a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from St. Louis University. Pete is licensed to practice as a CPA and attorney in the state of Missouri.